Asia’s two biggest women’s football teams went head to head today (Wednesday 11th July 2012) at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.
The deadlock was broken between the two sides when Tameka Butt gave away a penalty. Miyama converted the penalty to give Japan the lead. The game continues to be dominated by the Japanese side and in injury time Ogimi scores from a cross to double the lead before the break.
The Matilda’s come out fighting in the second half, creating a couple of chances but in the 58th minute, Homare Sawa increases the Japanese lead as she scores from a corner.
The game ended 3-0 at the National Stadium, Tokyo. The international friendly will have been great preparation for Japan’s upcoming London 2012 campaign. Their opening game at the London 2012 Olympics is against Canada, here is the full Olympic women’s football schedule.
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